Business Management | Western Technical College

Business Management

Associate of Applied Science

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Financial Aid Eligible

Typical Start: 

Fall, Spring

A number of options will be open to you with a Business Management degree. Our program provides a broad background in all aspects of business management, including business management theory, finance and accounting, human resources, software applications, marketing, e-commerce, and business law.

Your depth of knowledge will be demonstrated with a capstone project, which is reviewed by local business professionals. Plus, you’ll develop a portfolio that will help pave the way to a professional career. The Business Management Program can be taken in a format that combines classroom and online learning or entirely online.

Upon graduation, the world of entry-level management positions will be open to you or, if you wish to open your own business, continue your education with our embedded Entrepreneurship certificate.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Business Management

This program will cost about $9,500* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Business Management 2019-2020 Graduation Employment Stats

Graduates Responding13
Employed in Related Occupation6
Employed in Non-related Occupations2
Seeking Employment0
Continuing Education4
Not in Labor Market4

Salary Data - Related Employment

Part TimeFull Time
Average Hours Per Week42
Median Hourly Wage $19.94
Hourly Wage Range 16.50-26.44
Median Annual Salary $45,500.00

Respondents in Related Occupations

  • Associate Buyer/Planner, Office Manager, Owner/Pet Sitter, Revenue & Group Sales Manager, Office Manager, Self Employed/Real Estate, Account Manager

Career Opportunities

Business Development Specialist
Business Associate/Analyst
Human Resource Assistant
Business Support Specialist
Economic Support Specialist
Employment Specialist
HR Generalist

Program Outcomes

  • Living responsibly
  • Refining professionalism
  • Cultivating passion
  • Plan the operations of a business across functional areas
  • Organize resources to achieve the goals of an organization
  • Control business processes
  • Direct individuals and/or processes to meet organizational goals
  • Apply principles of corporate responsibility
  • Model customer service principles for a business

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

$30 Application Fee
High School Transcript or GED/HSED

Program Requirements

Western Technical College uses ACCUPLACER, a computer-based, online assessment that measures your abilities in reading, sentence skills, and arithmetic. This information will be used to place you in courses that best fit your academic goals. Based on your scores, you may need to take additional general studies course(s) along with the general studies courses required for your program.

Several options for waiving the ACCUPLACER test are available; view the waivers here.

Learn more about placement tests and how they are used at Western: Placement Testing.

Transfer Agreements

Franklin University
University of Phoenix
Viterbo University

Career Pathways

This program is part of a career pathway, a laddered approach to career education. It allows you to earn employer-recognized credentials that lead to job and career advancement.

Business Management

Career Pathways

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